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CNN
Jan 21, 2011 10:00pm EST
. msnbc's keith olberman, host of "countdown" out the door so suddenly few didn't get the memo in time. he closed with a story about being fired. >> in the mundane world of television goodbyes, reality is uncooperative. when i resigned from espn 13 1/2 years ago, i was given 30 seconds to say goodbye. as god is my witness, in the commercial break just before the emotional moment, the producer got into my ear piece and he said, uhh, can you cut it down to 15 seconds to we can get in this tennis result? so i'm grateful i have a little more time to sign off here. >> and he did take his time. then he said good night and goodbye. >> chris hayes filling in for rachel mad do you is next. again, all of my greatest thanks. widen the shot out a little bit. good night, and good luck. >> keith olberman signing off tonight. his former network releasing a statement, msnbc and keith olberman have sended their contract. the last broadcast will be this evening. msnbc thanks keith for his entry call role at msnbc's success and we wish him well in his future endeavors. the network president also sending out
CNN
Jan 22, 2011 2:00am EST
to mention a fierce competitor, is out of a job. msnbc's keith olberman, host of "countdown" out the door so suddenly few didn't get the memo in time. the network was still running promotional spots with his face on it an hour after he signed off for the last time this evening. he closed with a story about being fired. >> in the mundane world of television goodbyes, reality is laughably uncooperative. when i resigned from espn 13 1/2 years ago, i was given 30 seconds to say goodbye. at the very end of my last edition of "sportscenter." as god is my witness, in the commercial break just before the emotional moment, the producer got into my ear piece and he said, uhh, can you cut it down to 15 seconds so we can get in this tennis result from stuttgart? so i'm grateful i have a little more time to sign off here. >> and he did take his time. thanking crew and staffers and reading a short story he reads every friday night. then he said good night and goodbye. >> chris hayes filling in for rachel maddow. again, all of my greatest thanks. widen the shot out a little bit. so we can do one of
CBS
Jan 22, 2011 6:00pm PST
msnbc's "countdown with keith olbermann"... >> this is the last edition of "countdown." >> reporter: ...the veteran broadcaster said good-bye to his viewers last night. >> on many occasions all that particularly the last two and a half years were all that surrounded the show but never the show itself was just too much for me. >> reporter: olbermann never said why he was leaving. his liberal views became the driving force behind msnbc's prime-time shift to the political left. but as years passed relations with his bosses became increasingliy strained. >> keith olbermann has been battling with msnbc management for two and a half years at least. >> reporter: in november olbermann was suspended for two days for making donations to two democratic candidates. in a statement last night, msnbc said: >> that whole prime-time lineup kind of built on the "brand" that olbermann represented for them. >> reporter: olbermann's departure comes just days after cable giant comcast received government approval to acquire msnbc's parent company, nbc universal. an msnbc spokesman denied the merger had a
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2011 5:00am EST
morning to you. those stories and much more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with laying down the law. john boehner and his fellow republicans flexed their majority muscles bypassing new rules and promising big changes. brian moore is on capitol hill with details. brian, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. republicans are promising to stick to the constitution and the not so subtle message is that democrats didn't. >> -- so help you god? >> i do. >> reporter: the 112th congress began on a sweet note. >> god bless you, speaker boehner. >> reporter: but it turned bitter and partisan awfully fast. >> conspiracy that, didn't take long. our republican friends have been in charge of the house for about an hour and already they're up to their old discredited tricks. >> reporter: before voting on new house rules designed to make spending cuts easier -- >> the resolution is adopted. >> reporter: democrats sounded like budget hawks. >> add to virgining deficits and debt. >> reporter: even as they get set to fight gop plans to sla
FOX News
Jan 25, 2011 5:00am EST
did -- >> bill: big shake up at the msnbc network. some of the hate has been neutralized. bernie goldberg will analyze. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. president obama and the state of the union. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. first of all, the state of the union address is tomorrow night. i wish i were on vacation. but i'm not. so i have to listen to it and it will be painful. it's not because president obama is speaking. all of these speeches are painful. every president tries to put a happy face on his administration. herbert hoover was saying great things just months before the economic collapse. stock market night you can look for president obama to say the economy is getting better. the say the country's image around the world is getting better and to say he is doing a whale of a job. and mr. obama can point to some moderate republicans to back him up. >> he hasn't achieved awful his purposes but he has stabilized the economy. the econom
CNN
Jan 23, 2011 11:00am EST
controversial and most passionate and self-destructive anchor in the history of msnbc. keith olbermann abruptly resigned after months, years really of intense internal battles with his nbc bosses. did the crusader become too hot to handle or figure out the incoming bosses would infringe on his fierce sense of independence. >>> some supporters say should we should leave the guy alone. the health of the man behind the iphone and ipad. >> carol simpson has her career was outlined by racial joke and sexual harrisment. >> is piers morgan living up to the hype. this is "reliable sources." >>> it was probably inevitable that keith olbermann and msnbc would wind up in a divorce. they essentially went to war over olbermann's suspension for donating to campaigns. msnbc president telling his manager if olbermann did that he would be fired. wounds never healed even though he rescued the cable channel by boosting the ratings and stabbed it. on friday olbermann announced he was out. >> the sane fantasy has popped into the head of everybody in my boss who has been told what i have been told. this is
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2011 5:00am EST
. "hardball" with chris matthews starts right now on the place for politics on msnbc, we'll se channel, noon to 3:00 monday through friday. up next, "first look." >>> new reality -- president obama returns from vacation to face an emboldened gop. >>> zeroing in, a new test that could revolutionize the way doctors detect cancer. >>> italy's mountain kicks off the year with a spectacular show. >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with back to work. after a ten-day hawaiian vacation, president obama returns to washington today to face a new year with new challenges. among them, republican promises to investigate and overhaul some of the landmark policies of his presidency. there is some housekeeping to take care of, including naming a new chief of staff. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more on that. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. as you see, when the president returns in just a few hours, he has a full agenda to deal with. early this morning, president obama left hawai
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2011 10:00am EST
>>> right now on "msnbc sunday," bitter blast. as much of this nation deals with plunging temperatures, a new storm threatens the northeast. we're live with the weather channel. >>> two days to go. we're getting an early glimpse of what president obama will say in his upcoming state of the union address. >>> mtv's racy new show "skins." does this mean execs will tone it down? >>> plus -- they're here. we're getting an early look at the super bowl ads. will these be among the brightest and the best? we'll see. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday." we just passed 10:00 a.m. on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. out west. arctic air is gripping the midwest and northeast and temperatures will continue to plunge through monday. wind chills in philadelphia near zero. in ohio a record minus 11 degrees hit zansfel. along the coast in north carolina not your usual day at the beach, a dusting of snow covering the sand dunes there. forecasters warn more snow could be on the way. frigid temperatures caused tragedy in illinois. two teenagers were killed when their pi
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2011 5:00am EST
, everyone, i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with the president's plan. in his second state of the union address, president obama emphasized the need to work together to put america back on a competitive track with innovation and education. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: lynn, the focus of this speech was creating opportunities for american businesses and for children to learn. >> what comes of this moment will be determined not by whether we can sit together tonight but whether we can work together tomorrow. [applause] >> reporter: president obama told congress speeding up america's recovery will require government investing in the american dream. >> we need to innovate -- outinnovate and outeducate the world. replace no child left behind with a law more flexible and focused on what's best for our kids. [applause] >> reporter: fixing the tax code -- >> simplify the system. get rid of the loopholes. level the playing field. >> reporter: on heal
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2011 9:00am EST
>>> prelude of fear, new revelations. we have the latest live here next on "msnbc sunday." plus a zoo strategy. an elephant's misstep leads to a fatal mishap. >>> dozens stranded on a ski lift. >>> i obviously didn't go far enough, so this year i am going to go out all guns blazing. >> excellent. we're going to talk with golden globe's emcee's ricky gervais. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday." let's get to what's happening right now for you. new details from tucson just this past hour about surveillance video taken outside the safeway the day of the shooting. the video reportedly showing the attack as it happened. here's what the washington a post david name a more rah told me just a short while ago. >> this videotape very clearly shows the incident, almost too clearly. almost grizzly. it's something you never want to see. the f bii has custody of the tape. >>> meanwhile "the new york times" is revealing new details about the shooting suspect. tellers at a bank he visited were so unfomable with him they would feel for the alarm button when he walked i
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2011 8:00am EST
business. . >>> i'm alex witt. we're following news on "msnbc sunday." six people dead, 14 people injured including congresswoman gabrielle give fords after a gunman opens fire on a crowd of people outside a supermarket. the congresswoman fighting for her life at a tucson hospital from a gunshot wound to the head. a 9-year-old girl and a judge and two aides are among the dead. >> it's a tragedy for arizona and a tragedy for our entire country. >> a 22-year-old suspect is now in federal custody. police are searching for another man they're calling a person of interest. fbi director robert muller is heading to arizona to start his investigation. let's start with kristen welker. she's outside the hospital where congresswoman give forffords is treated. >> reporter: doctors here are expressing some optimism about her chances for recovery. here's what one doctor had to say just after he had finished operating on her. take a listen. >> the near surneurosurgeons ha finished on rating on her and at the current time period, i'm very optimistic about her recovery. >> reporter: now, of course
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2011 11:00am EST
that. >>> good morning. welcome to "msnbc sunday." it's just past 11:00 a.m. in the eastern. $14 trillion, it is a number so huge it's hard to imagine, but that is where our national debt stands this morning. that breaks down to $45,000 for every american. now congress will have to decide whether to raise the ceiling further to avoid defaulting on obligations across the globe. here's new york senator chuck schumer today on "meet the press." >> we have to come together on spending. there's no question about it. we democrats agree there ought to be spending cuts, but you can't do it willy-nilly across the board. there are some things that changed since 2008 and need to be funded. >> mike is live at the white house one last time this sunday morning. good morning. is congress actually considering not raising the debt ceiling? >> reporter: there many republicans including the tea party fiscal conservatives who are newly minted members of congress say they will, in fact, not move to raise the debt ceiling and vote to support raising the debt ceiling if something isn't done on the spend
FOX News
Jan 29, 2011 11:30pm EST
. regardless. this is the last edition of countdown. >> and that's it, he's gone. msnbc dumping keith oberman. new head of nbc universal mr. burke said he wants little less drama at nbc and looking to end the conflict and so dumping keith oberman. >> it is clear that comcast wanted this to happen. it was done in the last day of the general electorate regime. no one is nbc or ms nbc would fire him. but steve burke made it cleary that this is a new era in msnbc. >> ratings went up in his absence. did it show it was a smart business decision? >> people will want to see what is new and different . being a host on the show. first week rating it is don't give you the long-term view. >> you don't think it will stick. >> i don't know. what am i nostradamus? >> i find it remarkable with his departure. we still don't know. keith oberman original blabber mouth kept the secret because it is in his financial interest i suspect. >> i don't think there was anyone in tv and msnbc would think it wouldn't end badly. who will lecture us on the need for civilitiy. >> want to dance on his grave. >> where did he g
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2011 5:00am EST
" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with a house call. lawmakers return to capitol hill today where the debate over health care reform begins again in the house. meanwhile, one congressional leader says he's skipping tomorrow's state dinner at the courthouse. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with all those details. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. let's start with health care where there is debate today and probably a vote tomorrow in the house of representatives where republicans are questioning the cost of the current health law, whether or not it will be more than as predicted. the congressional budget office has actually said that repealing the health law as the new leadership wants to do could add 230 billion today's america's bottom line. both sides are promising, democrats and republicans, that today's debate will be civil in the wake of the arizona shootings. speaking of those shootings, also today we will see new legislation introduced on high capacity ammunition. magazines, ten clips as opposed to 309 that were used in the arizona shootings
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2011 5:00am EST
morning to you. i'm veronica del la crews. this is "first look" on msnbc. # >>> we begin this morning with opening day. the 112th u.s. congress will be sworn in today and with a new gop leadership in the ous, the state is already set for a showdown on capitol hill. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the house convenes at noon in one of their first votes will be to give you a better look at what's happening here. we'll see more than 100 new face tez capitol today and they're ready to go. >> i didn't come to watch. i came to work. >> we're tired of hitting the range balls. it's time to tee up for real. >> reporter: first up, john boehner is expected to get the gavel immediately. then lawmakers will vote on new rules to make the work more open to the pub liblg, put more information online and cut their own spending by 5%. >> we obviously want to do everything that we can to insure that we reduce spending. >> reporter: democrats call it a sham saying the effort to repeal health reform alone will add billions to america's red ink. >
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2011 5:00am EST
" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with tragedy averted. this week, americans marked the martin luther king holiday, a day supposed to be championing nonviolence. but we're now learning that someone may have had a very sinister plan for one tribute to dr. king. authority say a potentially -- authorities say a potentially lethal bomb was planted on the parade route of a martin luther king jr. holiday celebration in spokane, washington, on monday. city employees spotted the device just about an hour before the parade which was re-routed. a bomb disposal unit safely disposed of the bomb. so far there are no suspects and no clear motive. >>> for the first time, arizona officials are publicly describing the chilling surveillance video that shows a tucson gunman shooting congressman gabrielle giffords at close range before unleashing fire on the crowd. according to the pima county sheriff's department, the footage reveals that judge john roll appears to have died while trying to save the life of one of giffords' employees. >>> meanwhile, we are now learning more on giffords' condition
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2011 5:00am EST
. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with a new chief in the house. president obama has named a new chief of staff. chicago's veteran financier and political manage william daley. brian mooar joins us from washington with the latest on that and a very busy day in congress yesterday, as well. brian, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. well, the name william daley may well sound familiar. he's a member of chicago's famed political family. also the former commerce secretary. this is a signal from the obama administration to the business community that the president is not anti-business. this is certainly a change to the white house, this new chief of staff. but it wasn't exactly the kind of change many democrats were expecting the president to make. >>> moving to the congressional budget office and a report that a repeal of the health care reform out of the house of representatives, it's a long shot, but if it happens, it could add $230 billion to the federal deficit over the next decade. now house speaker john boehner is brushing off that re
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2011 5:00am EST
to you. those stories and much more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> as we begin this morning with arizona aftermath. for the first time the suspect in the tucson shooting that left six dead appeared before a judge to face charges. meanwhile, congresswoman gabrielle giffords remains in critical condition. there are hopeful signs in the fight for her life. nora walker is live in tucson with the very latest for us. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. the president is coming here tomorrow at the invitation of the university of arizona. he will speak at a memorial service for the six killed and 14 wounded in saturday's attack. at the hospital where victims are recovering, visitors are trying to heal emotional wounds. >> nobody deserves that. the city of tucson doesn't deserve this. this country doesn't deerve this. >> reporter: meanwhile, at the site of saturday's shooting, those who witnessed the rampage and tried to help in the aftermath relived the terrifying moments. daniel hernandez, an intern for gabby giffords, at parent target of the atta
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2011 5:00am EST
, everyone, i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with certain survival. that is the reported update from doctors who say congresswoman gabrielle giffords has a "101% chance" of surviving. this as disturbing new details surface on the hours leading up to saturday's deadly shooting. nbc's jay gray has more from tucson. ♪ >> reporter: while many don't know the victims, they all share their pain. ♪ >> reporter: at several churches across the city, thousands gathered for a mass of healing. >> let's rid our communities of violence. >> reporter: there are also now the first signs of emotion and anguish from the family of the accused gunman. jared loughner's parents issued a written statement which says in part "there are no words that can possibly express how we feel. we wish that there were so we could make you feel better. we don't understand why this happened. we care very deeply about the victims and their families. we are so very sorry for their loss." inside the family home, federal agents now say they'
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2011 5:00am EST
"first look" on msnbc. we begin this morning with day one. president obama returns from his hawaiian vacation to a new reality. republicans in control of the house and a promise from some gop leaders to undo several of his legislative victories but with the democrats still in control of the senate, the moves face inevitable road blocks. nbc's tracie potts has more from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: you'll hear a lot about the debt. republicans are determined to spend less starting with health care. house republicans will vote soon on whether to get rid of health reform. >> that will happen before the president's state of the union address. >> by repealing health care reform is irresponsible. >> reporter: it's the deficit they'll fight over next where close to a $14.3 trillion debt ceiling set by law meaning the government could borrow no more. congress can raise that limit but will they? >> i'm not going to vote for a debt ceiling increase unless we go back to 2008 spending limits. >> reporter: they think there's plenty to cut. >> 500 million here or 500 million ther
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2011 5:00am EST
stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with the next step. congresswoman gabrielle giffords' road to recovery has been paved. two weeks after being shot in the head, she went outside for the first time yesterday and heads to a rehab center in houston today. nbc's jay gray is in houston with more on that. jay, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. congresswoman giffords has shown incredible resolve over the 12, now 13 days since she was injured. doctors and therapists now say she will need that quality and much more as she begins perhaps the toughest phase of her recovery here in houston. this morning could mark a milestone in the recovery of wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords. later today, less than two weeks after being shot at point-blank range in the head, she's scheduled to leave university medical center in tucson. >> i am extremely hopeful that gabby is going to make a full recovery. she is a fighter like nobody else i know. >> reporter: her fight will now continue at the renown texas institute of rehabi
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2011 5:00am EST
morning, i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead, this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin with here we go again unfortunately. across the east coast, another blast of winter has many wishing an end to an already exhausting season that's not even halfway through yet. a new storm has dumped fresh snow from virginia to maine. new york city declared a weather emergency as overnight two to three inches fell every hour. the city's area airports have been closed until later this morning. the weather was even a problem for the president. arriving from wisconsin, he was due to return to the white house via helicopter, but marine 1 was grounded due to the storm, forcing the motorcade into heavy traffic that had been slowed to a crawl by all that snow. for more on this massive snowstorm, we go to nbc meteorologist bill karins. bill, good morning, anything going on? anything you want to talk about? >>> speechless, lynn. speechless. i went to bed at 9:00. it was still sleeting in new york. i was like, okay, it's going to change to snow. maybe we'll pick up six to eight inches. it
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2011 8:00am EST
. good morning. welcome to msnbc saturday. we have new and disturbing details about the man accused of opening fire on the crowd outside the grocery store in tucson, arizona, one week ago. authorities say photos show jared loughner posing with a pistol dressed in a bright red g-string. new this morning, youtube video reportedly taken by loughner at his former community college in tucson. nbc news has not been able to confirm the authenticity. here is part of it. >> how's it going? >> good. >> thanks. i'm pissed off. >> what's that? >> i lost my freedom of speech to that guy. >> we're getting a clearer picture what loughner was doing leading up to the shooting. he spent time at a hotel posting good-byes on his myspace page. live now to tucson and miguel almaguer. good morning, again. what can you tell us about the video loughner reportedly made? >> reporter: good morning. the youtube clip runs nearly four minutes long. during that time jared loughner essentially gives you a tour of his school. he spoke to another student at one point. we believe you ran in that clip before. he says thin
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2011 3:00am EST
form. >> it sounds bad, yes. >> msnbc contributor melissa harris-perry, thanks. >>> republicans got their deal for the rich. mr. boehner, where are the jobs? i'm keith olbermann. good night and good luck. >>> mr. speaker or protester general? good evening, i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, are the republicans a protest party or governing party? a new year, a new party's in the control. a new speaker set to take the gavel and a new presidency has begun. president obama returned to washington today with a 50% approval rating in the gallup poll, the highest since june. that could rise farther if republicans try to repeal health care, if they spend the next year complaining what happened the last two years instead of governing. republicans' mission, that's our top story. >>> plus, president obama's considering names bill daley as his new chief of staff. is this the guy the person the president needs right now? >>> and here's evidence the republican rs in bed with big business. their top investigator, darrell issa, is asking corporations and trade associations themse
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2011 7:00pm EST
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ABC
Jan 22, 2011 7:00am PST
begin the hard work of rehabilitation. >>> olbermann out. keith olbermann and msnbc part ways rather abruptly. last night's show was the last on the network. what's the story behind the surprise signoff? >>> and night rider. why would anyone surf a 30-foot wave in the middle of the night. we'll talk to the surfer who pulled off this amazing stunt. >>> and, dan, you know it's cold outside when the head of our medical unit sends out a note advising us as to the warnings of frostbite. >> that's right. i try not to get outdoor assignments. >> yeah, stay indoors. >> we're going to get the forecast coming up. >>> plus, we'll take a look at what some people think might be the next big thing on the internet. it is a talking search engine. it's called qwiki. its investors include the co-founders of facebook and youtube. is the site really revolutionary or hype? we'll get into that. >> later on in the show. >>> also, there's more fallout from mtv's show "skins." some say it borders on child pornography. and two advertisers have pulled away from the show altogether. one of the young actresses i
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2011 11:00am EST
people power uprising? good morning, everyone, i'm alex whit. welcome to "msnbc sunday" where it's 11:00 a.m. on the east coast, 8:00 a.m. on the west. >>> new developments this hour as protesters take to the streets of egypt for a sixth straight day. fighter jets have been swooping low over cairo in what appears to be an attempt by the military to show its control. two hours ago at least two jets appeared, they made as many as 20 passes over the downtown area, including a central square, tahrir square, where thousands of protesters are calling for the resignation of hosni mubarak. meantime, secretary of state hillary clinton calling on egypt to move toward an orderly transition to democracy but says there's a long way to go. she adds the united states does not want to see a takeover that might lead to oppression. >>> the state department says u.s. citizens in egypt should consider leaving the country as soon as possible. americans should take precautions for their own security. >>> john ray from our british broadcasting partner joins me live in cairo. john, it is great to get a chance t
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2011 7:00pm EST
starts right now. on the place for politics, msnbc. >>> peace power. let's play "hardball." good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, the peace haters. a lot of people like what they heard last night. we heard a president of the united states speak as leader of our country. one republican leader e-mailed quote, changes everything. reagan after the challenge perphe finally employed the symbolic power of the presidency and he did it perfectly. not everyone, mind you, agreed. rush hated it. but for many, it was this president's moment to stand before us as true national leader. that's our top story tonight. compare that with the beautifully staged but strangely self-referenceial videos sent out by sarah palin yesterday. she made the case that when she's talking about bearing arms, she's really talking about citizenship. what's that again? the armed citizen better than the unarmed? well the unemotional -- or rather, the emotional high point of last night for those not ready for the gun toters talk came when the president revealed gabby giffords opened her e
ABC
Jan 22, 2011 8:00am EST
overnight. keith olbermann abruptly left msnbc last night. as we all know, he's no stranger toe controversy. neither he nor the network will say why he left. >>> with two years left on an estimated $30 million contract, keith olbermann is out. the host signed off with little explanation, sending shock waves through the cable news world. >> this is the last edition of "countdown." >> reporter: and with that, msnbc's top-rated show went off the air after eight years. >> the program grew and grew, thanks entirely to your support. with great rewards for me. and i hope for you, too. >> reporter: with two years left on his contract, there was no explanation for olbermann's sudden departure. a turs statement from msnbc didn't clear it up either. msnbc thanks keith for his integral role in msnbc's success and we wish him well in future endeavors. the statement red. msnbc network said the move had knowledge to do with next week's takeover of msnbc by comcast. for its part, comcast said it was not their doing. saying "we pledged from the day the deal was announced that we we would not int
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2011 5:00pm EST
today. pat buchanan is is an msnbc analyst and joan walsh is with salon.com. joan, i was looking at the house today, boehner, as always, a very human guy, whatever you think of his politics, very emotional, i was take within that i thought pelosi gave a nice speech welcoming him, he got a gigantic gavel. took a shot at him for wanting such a big with baby, got this gigantic gavel. >> i have no comment on the size of his gavel. no idea whether size matters, here is speaker boehner talking today about humility and with humility this there it is, look at the size of that thing. let's listen. >> the american people have humbled us. they have refreshed our memories to just how temporary the privilege of serve schlgt they remind us that everything here is on loan from them. that includes this gavel, which i accept cheerfully and gratefully, knowing that i am but its caretaker. after all, this is the people's house. >> here is nancy pelosi, the outgoing speaker handing over that gigantic gavel. let's listen. >> i now pass this gavel, which is larger than most gavels here, but the gavel of choi
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2011 11:00am EST
. thank you very much for that. and of course msnbc will offer special coverage of the president's state of the union address for all of you. it is tonight -- rather tuesday night. what am i saying there? 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on msnbc. >>> a judge in oklahoma is heading to court, but this time she's on the wrong side of the law. judge tammy bass-ledger is facing dozens of felony charges in what police call an adoption scheme. she's accused of accepting $22,000 in state funds to help care for twin orphans that she adopted. prosecutors say she gave the kids to a friend but continued to collect the money. >>> a close call caught on camera in toronto, canada. you're not going to believe this. see it? that left screen there, that's a tractor-trailer losing control after slipping on the highway, barreling right through the median. you're going to see it again. the driver taking this video obviously frantically swerving across two lanes of traffic to avoid the oncoming disaster. >> i literally just missed the front of this truck as it was coming apart. and luckily, i missed it jus
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2011 5:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Jan 17, 2011 5:00pm EST
"the washington post" and msnbc political analyst. i have to start with michael steele. let's look at this pollster.com poll. it's a compilation of all the polls. the president is up two points since december. he now has an approval number that exceeds his disapproval. what is the state of the obama presidency viewed from the republican national committee that recently you led? >> yeah. it's been an interesting week. i think the way you look at the mr. station now going into the new realities of a speaker boehner republican control of the house, the six additional seats in the senate is the administration really is in transition. it's an opportunity for the administration to lay out an agenda in the state of the union that says how he'll work within this new environment and what kind of partnership he looks to establish with speaker boehner, in particular he doesn't have nancy pelosi in the house driving the agenda the way she did over the last two years. now it's a different drum beat. the real question is whether or not the president has the mindset to be the kind of leader that peo
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2011 10:00am EST
>>> welcome back to msnbc sunday. i'm alex witt at 10:00 a.m. here on the east coast and 8:00 a.m. in arizona. at this hour, six people are dead and 14 injured, including arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of people outside a super market. police say they believe the representative giffords was targeted as she met with constituents. right now, the com congresswoman is fighting for her life at a tucson hospital from a gunshot wound to the head. a 9-year-old little girl, a federal judge and an aide to giffords is among those dead. president obama reacted shortly after the shooting. >> there's a tragedy for arizona and a tragedy for our entire country. >> this morning, a 22-year-old suspect is now in federal custody. police are searching for another man they are calling a person of interest. the youngest victim of this shooting was just 9 years old. christina taylor green went to yesterday's event because she was excited by politics. her classmates had just elected her to serve on her elementary school's student council. i'm joined now live
FOX News
Jan 10, 2011 8:00pm EST
krigman continues, but you won't hear on msnbc jokes about shooting government officials or beheading a journalist. listening to bill o'reilly or glenn beck and you will, unquote. as usual he is lying. the man is incapable of telling the truth. here is the proof. >> that bad guy, was mr. big and they had a pellet in his face and blew up rush limbaugh looks more and more like mr. big and he is going to explode like a giant blimp. >> mr. matthews wasn't threatening mr. limbaugh he was making a political point. compared to the other people on msnbc he is saying it to his disgrace. nbc news allows vicious attacks on any one that doesn't tow the msnbc line. this is unprecedented in the media. then there is sarah palin. she is being blamed for the murders, as well. >> giffords was one of 20 democrats whose districts were lit up in crosshairs on a sarah palin campaign website. giffords and many others complained that someone unstable might act on that imagery. >> as everybody knows, governor palin was active in last year's election and using words targeting districts is common usag
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Jan 7, 2011 4:00am EST
voice homeless man, ted williams, msnbc announced williams recorded voiceovers for its lean forward mpaign. msnbc said willis embodied the very same ides that the lean forward campaign spks to highlight. bill, let'shear your msnb the plae for politics. >> i don't really ve that -- unless i have a cod, i don't really have thateep voice. >> you don't really sound like ted williams. >> he has a graed great voice. >>> this comes to us from wluv t6 in marquette, michigan. one hh school udent's determination has ma his an inspiration. codyas been wheelcir bound since he was 5, but his disabity doesn't stand in his way from playing high school football. heis not only an set tthe tea but an inspiration to his community. now inspiring the nation, he is the only player from michigan's upper peninsula nominated for a national athletic award. i love stories like that. we report bad news all the time, it's so nice to hear some good news. >>vercoming obstacles. t makes me not wanto colain. >>> i'm veronica de la cruz and this is "early today," justyour first stop of the day tay on your nbc statio
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2011 9:00am EST
expect next on "msnbc sunday." >>> also ahead, to see to believe. a motorist with a video camera captures the moments of an unbelievable crash. >>> plus, the planning stage. president obama prepares his state of the union address to the nation. we're going to preview what he's expected to say. >>> and oprah's family secret, and it's major. she wants to tell us, but when will she? good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt and welcome to "msnbc sunday." just past 9:00 a.m. in the east, 6:00 a.m. out west. let's get to what's happening right now. bitter cold weather digging in its heels across the northeast. new yorkers are bundled up, preparing for temperatures to drop even lower by tomorrow. in boston, which could see its coldest weather in six years, it hasn't stopped some people from hitting the ice rink. >> yeah, freezing. it's pretty cold. >> i don't know how i'm going to wait in line. >> i have about five layers on right now. >> is it working? >> yeah, it is, yeah. definitely. as long as you prepare extremities, gloves, hat, you're good. >> good for her. down in north carolina, s
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2011 7:00pm EST
service, including the president's speech live here tonight on msnbc. the coverage starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern with keith elbolbermann right here on msnbc. "hardball" with chris matthews starts right now on the place of politics msnbc. we'll see you back here tomorrow night. >>> focus on the president. let's play "hardball." good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight the peacemaker. like bill clinton after oklahoma city or george bush arch 9/11, president obama in one hour, faces a high moment of challenge. in tucson, arizona, he speaks to the country about the mass shootings of last weekend. what he says, how he says it, will measure his connection with the american people. his ability to lead us, as a people. as someone said, it could be for him what's standing in the rubble of 9/11, became for his predecessor, a chance to speak for americans from our gut. that's our story, of course. >>> after days of deafening silence, sarah palin's sent out a videotape to facebook, not apologizing for putting gabrielle giffords in her cross hairs or bull's eye, as she
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2011 9:00am EST
by roger cressi from msnbc news. let's talk about a potential leadership change and how that would affect u.s. terror fighting efforts in that region. how would that work out? >> well, it's fundamentally alters u.s. policy in the region. as you mentioned, egypt is the foundation of so much of usair rab relations. and if egypt much to move into the hands of a group whose interests were inminute kal to the united states changes the whole complexion. mike viqueira talks about how the administration is watching and waiting right now. so is everybody else. nobody has leverage outside of egypt to influence what is going to happen. >> how much egypt in terms of the extent to which it has helped the u.s.-led war on terror over the past years, be it overtly or with their internal and intelligence agencies. >> well, the intelligence component has been very strong and it's been strong for deck aimeds. the al qaeda presence in egypt has not been one of true significance. but remember, ayman al zawahiri is egyptian. he was part of the group that was responsible for anwar sadat's assassination.
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2011 3:00am EST
governor of alaska. let's start with the president's speech. patrick buchanan is the msnbc analyst. and mark penn. let's start with the president. you're an expert on this. you once said on this program and i want to get the context right. that every president looks forward at some point of their presidency to be the president of the people. of all the people. not to be a partisan leader, a government leader. >> i think he rose to the occasion last night. he did it in an extremely sensitive, nonpartisan way. he really reconnected, i think, to the american people. i think he underscored the reason why america elected him as president. >> pat? >> there's no doubt he connected with the american people. it was not eye grand delquent speech but it was a speech by the leader of a family that suffered a tragic loss and he's talking about the decency and the goodness of those who died and the bravery of those who participated. it was outstanding, but, chris, he took us to a very higher level, when he said, look, let's get up away from this partisanship, this pettiness, this politics, and s
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2011 9:00am EST
day six of the crisis in egypt. the u.s. prepares evacuation plans for americans. ahead on "msnbc sunday," live reports and analysis on the uprising. >>> also coming up, the wild, wild worst of winter. the northeast braces for another brewing storm. we'll see what is triggering the weather pattern that is record-breaking and back-breaking for all the shovellers out there. >>> plus, food for thought. if inflation is so low, why is your wallet so empty? you're going to see why prices are much higher than you might believe. >>> and it's overnight and out. thieves make an exhausting withdrawal. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday," just past 9:00 a.m. on the east coast, 6:00 a.m. on the west. let's look at what's happening out there. fast-changing developments this hour in egypt as protesters gather for a sixth straight day. here's the very latest. thousands of inmates have escaped from prisons across egypt. officials say the prisoners broke out of at least four jails overnight after starting fires and clashing with guards. for the first time, israel's
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2011 11:00am EST
brinkley, it's always good to see you. thank you so much. >> thank you, appreciate it. >>> msnbc will teles have tonight's memorial service in tucson without commercial interruption at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> a nasty storm moves into the northeast after paralyzing the south. the powerful snowstorm has been snarling air traffic and road and rail travel up and dosx doa east coast. two feet of snow in areas that have already been leery. connecticut the hardest hit by the storm and that's where we find nbc jeff rossen, once again, out in the snow. how are things going there, jeff? >> my home away from home and a snow bank. chris, good to see you. you mention two feet of no and some areas of connecticut, according to the national weather service have already hit that amount and it is still snowing, as you can see. i'm not even standing in a snow bank. this is actually what has fallen so far. it is knee deep and it is hard to get anywhere and i'm going to walk across a roadway here. this is the main road right in the middle of the state capital and you can stand on it and not get h
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